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IMMANA Fellowships Round 8 Informational Webinar #1 - Shared screen with speaker view
Emily Teshome
29:37
Hello Everyone, Sorry for joining in late. I am Emily Teshome, Nutrition Sensitive Advisor for USAID-Advancing Nutrition, Kenya.
Archana Konapur
29:55
yes!
Cam Duong
33:48
My research will take place in Vietnam, and my host mentor just relocated from Vietnam to Nairobi, Kenya, but he still oversees the work in Vietnam. Is he still qualified?
Julia Matteson
34:23
Yes, as long as one of the two mentors are located in Africa or Asia
Cam Duong
35:18
Thanks Julia! For home mentor, - My home mentor is not my PhD/Masters advisor but a faculty from the institution where I study MPH. We never got the chance to publish papers together, but we share lots of overlapping interests. Does this arrangement negatively affect my application?
Julia Matteson
37:28
Not at all - that is a typical mentor relationship. As long as they are within the same general research area and are willing/ able and well positioned to support you work
Cam Duong
38:06
Thanks again Julia!
Doaa Shihab
40:28
Hi everyone, I am Doaa Shihab from Yemen, dr.with Master of Public health from Texilla American University, working in the humanitarian Field for more than 8 years, health and Nutrition programs Manager.
William A. Masters
46:52
Oops I just realized that this slide is now out of date! Financial support is in British pounds, so it's now about US$ 57,500 rather than $65,000 due to changes in the exchange rate from British pounds to US dollars
Cam Duong
49:32
Of the fixed stipend of 49,900 pounds, the salary for the fellow is fixed at 40,000 pound, even if fellows do not use up 9,900 pounds, am I right?
Panchali Moitra
52:35
Can the both host and home institutions be in the same country?
Panchali Moitra
56:24
Thank you for the clarification
Archana Konapur
57:40
Thank you for the presentation.Should the proposal include only those methods that were employed during our research in PhD? Or it could also be an idea/method which could be branching out/ completely a new method which we have not studied in a PhD work?
Julia Matteson
59:56
It can be a new method that you have not worked on, however, this may be a disadvantage since the fellowship year is so short , you may not have time to teach yourself a whole new skill set
Julia Matteson
01:00:18
To be clear - there is NO concept note phase. This is not a requirement.
Archana Konapur
01:01:21
Great! Thank you.
Emily Teshome
01:02:13
Do you have any restriction on the length of the proposal?
Julia Matteson
01:02:32
Max. 5,000 words
Julia Matteson
01:02:59
Outline is on page 11 of the Call for Applications
Emily Teshome
01:02:59
Thank you Julie
Panchali Moitra
01:03:10
How important is it to work on areas that build upon the food-nutrition and agriculture nexus? Will the research areas that focus primarily on nutrition and health outcomes but not on agricultural practices or commodities or solutions be still be under the scope of the fellowship?
Doaa Shihab
01:03:26
please we want you to share the details regarding the concept note, the proposal and the guidelines, thank you
Julia Matteson
01:04:07
Details are outlined here: https://www.anh-academy.org/sites/default/files/2022-10/IMMANAFellowships_CallForApplications_Round8.pdf
Julia Matteson
01:06:03
Great question Panchali - not all proposals cover all 3 areas together, however, we do except that your proposal is interdisciplinary to some extent so at least 2 of those areas should we covered
Panchali Moitra
01:06:37
Thanks Julia
Julia Matteson
01:09:49
Email us here: immanafellowships@tufts.edu
Cam Duong
01:10:23
Thanks so much William and Julia!
Doaa Shihab
01:10:30
Thank you so much for everything and for the informations
Erasmus Tang
01:10:36
Thank you very much